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Studies

Lönnqvist & Itkonen (2014): study FI 2012

Publication

Author(s):
Lönnqvist, J.E.; Itkonen, J.V.
Title:
It’s all about Extraversion: Why Facebook Friend Count doesn’t Count towards Well-being.
Source:
Journal of Research in Personality, 2014, Vol. 53, 64 - 67

Investigation

Public:
18+ aged, students, Finland
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 4701
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: web

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life as a whole these days?
0  dissatisfied
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 satisfied
Classification:
O-SLW-c-sq-n-11-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Page in publication:
65
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%,   6: 0%,   7: 0%,   8: 0%,   9: 0%,   10: 0%,   11: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 0 - 10 On range 0-10
Mean:
7.69 7.69
SD:
1.43 1.43
Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

Taking all things together, would you say you are.....?
4  very happy
3  quite happy
2  not very happy
1  not at all happy.
Classification:
O-HL-u-sq-v-4-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Remarks:
Happiness
Page in publication:
65
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 4 On range 0-10
Mean:
3.08 6.93
SD:
0.59 1.97

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Extraversion Extraverted Age Age difference among young people Sex Sex (male vs female) Perceived emotional stability of compatriots Emotional stability in nation Perceived agreeableness of compatriots Agreableness in nation Perceived conscientiousness of compatriots Conscientiousness in nation Summed determinants Socio-demographic + personality